"The ability to be patient is rare and praiseworthy for it means a player is willing to let a moment pass aware that he can own the next."
My favorite cricket journalist - Harsha Bhogle on my favorite cricketer, Rahul Dravid on my favorite (and IMO under-rated) virtue here.
India's main man hits a landmark 100 tests. Cricinfo has a good section on him.
On a personal note:
The 17th of March is a defining day in yours truly's life. It redefined the way people look at me, and this embarrasses, infuriates and pleases me in equal measures. The 'pleases' part has gone down in recent years as this mortal tries to find something that he really wants to go on his epitaph.